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cellular-news: Friday 9th June 2006

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[[ Financial ]]

Bouygues Executive: Telecom Investment Could Hurt Fiscal Year EBITDA

Investment in customer acquistion and retention could hurt a key
measure of Bouygues Telecom's profitability this year, the company's
chief financial officer said Thursday. ...

STAR Group Sells 19.9% Of Phoenix TV To China Mobile

STAR Group, a wholly owned unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., sold a
19.9% stake in Hong Kong-listed Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings
to China Mobile (Hong Kong) Group, the holding company of China
Mobile, STAR Group and China Mobile said in a...

Altimo: Telenor Wasn't Serious About Kyivstar Merger

Norway's Telenor wasn't serious about merging its Russian and
Ukrainian cellular interests, VimpelCom and Kyivstar, said Altimo,
which partners Telenor in the two companies. ...

PRESS: Cyprus' Eventis may sell stakes in 3 Russian mobile cos

Cypriot company Eventis Telecom may sell its wholly-owned subsidiary
Vostok Mobile Volga, which holds stakes in three Russian regional
mobile operators, Vladimir Androsik, co-founder of Eventis said,
Vedomosti business daily reported Thursday. ...

PRESS: Russia's VimpelCom bids for 90% in Armenia's ArmenTel

Russia's second largest mobile operator VimpelCom has filed a bid to
participate in the tender of a 90% stake in Armenian fixed-line and
mobile operator ArmenTel, Vedomosti business daily reported
Thursday. ...

[[ Handsets ]]

Study: Motorola LatAm share reaches 34%

US equipment manufacturer Motorola is dominating the Latin American
mobile handset market with a 34% share at the end of 1Q06, according
to international consultancy RNCOS. ...

Axesstel wins fixed wireless handset order from Movistar

US fixed wireless voice and broadband equipment designer Axesstel has
won an order for its PG210 GSM fixed wireless desktop phones from
Telefonica Moviles Guatemala, Axesstel said in a statement. ...

[[ Legal ]]

Megafon: IPOC Affiliated To Numerous Russian Telecom Cos

The involvement of controversial holding company IPOC International
Growth Fund in the Russian telecommunications sector is much greater
than previously thought, according to documents released Thursday by
Russian cellular operator, MegaFon. ...

[[ Network Operators ]]

Rubicon launches CDMA2000 standard in Uzbekistan

U.S.-Uzbek joint venture Rubicon Wireless Communications (RWC) has
launched CDMA2000 network for 800MHtz frequency range in Uzbekistan, a
spokesperson with the company told Prime-Tass Thursday. ...

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